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Savage and Bartlett Announce Merger

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Supply chain provider Savage Companies, based in Salt Lake City, Utah, and grain and milling firm Bartlett and Company, based in Kansas City, Missouri, are pleased to announce the planned merger of their businesses to form a new combined entity, Savage Enterprises. Together, Savage and Bartlett have more than 180 years of experience providing transportation, logistics and materials management services for customers across multiple industries, with a focus on energy and agriculture. 

Did Opening That Email Place Your Business in Legal Hot Water?

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The email can arrive in your inbox cleverly disguised, appearing to come from your boss, a co-worker or some other person, business or organization you trust.

But click on a link or attachment as instructed and you could be in for a headache. You've just given cybercriminals access to your company's data - and potentially put the business out of compliance with federal laws and regulations about protecting that data.

Industry Stages Event to Introduce Girls to Opportunities in Manufacturing

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Last year, three organizations, the Manufacturing Institute, Deloitte, and APICS, conducted a survey of executives in the Manufacturing Industry to gauge the success they were having in attracting and retaining women and what could be done to inspire a new generation of young women with an interest and aptitude in manufacturing.

Oil & Gas Lease Auction Includes 59,000 Acres in Western Colorado

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The Bureau of Land Management plans to offer nearly 59,000 acres of land in Colorado at an upcoming oil and gas lease auction.

The lease sale, set for June 7, includes 64 parcels located in Jackson, Moffat, Rio Blanco and Routt counties in the northeast corner of the state. Bidding begins at 9:00 a.m. Mountain Time at www.energynet.com.

The BLM is accepting public protests regarding the auction through April 30, which can be submitted to the BLM Colorado State Office, 2850 Youngfield Street, Lakewood, CO 80215.

Sorghum Producers Fear Chinese Tariff Retaliation Will Harm Farmers 

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China's announcement of a possible future retaliatory 25 percent tariff on imported U.S. sorghum will not help China's consumers or U.S. farmers, according to National Sorghum Producers.  Such tariffs would mean additional financial burdens on U.S. sorghum farmers, who are already in the midst of cooperating with China's self-initiated anti-dumping and countervailing duty investigations of U.S. sorghum.  More tariffs would also mean higher prices for Chinese consumers for whom sorghum is an important product. Chinese customers are valued trading partners of the U.S.